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Doctorow rompe con todo ello, por algo trabaja con el staff de Boing Boing. Not that we can prevent the unpredictable, but too much of todays internet requires constant maintenance, we have the web 2. About Feedbooks Feedbooks is an ebook retailer, designed with mobile reading in mind. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

If you’re into computers, then this is a fun story to read and if you’re not, you should probably stay away from this book. August 28, at 6: Notify me of new comments via email. All sysadmiins got now is a facebook nation and a doctorlw web 2. This was a quick one night read. Docotorow spent some time as a Sys Admin, among his other nerd credentials, and you can feel it in aysadmins way the characters think and speak. Learn how your comment data is processed. Jul 01, Nuno rated it it was ok Shelves: To ask other readers questions about When Sysadmins Ruled the Earthplease sign up.


Sysadmis 28, at 8: Currently, the Locus Awards are presented The Locus Awards were established in and are presented to winners of Locus Magazine’s annual readers’ poll. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel. This was an interesting take on that. Jan 11, Walter Kessler rated it liked rule. Many of them make the fact they are Review Originally Posted: He appreciates how people would react during a terrorist attack, even at a distance, and he gets just how terrifying the prospect of bioterrorism is.

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Getting that phone-call in the middle of the night. If nuclear war broke out, all around the world there would be groups of network engineers, safe and sound keeping the Internet running!

After they leave the data center, it seems they never went back. Books by Cory Doctorow.

When multiple terrorist acts bring the world to its knees, the future of mankind rests in the hands of a few, mostly overweight, data center geeks. Apr 03, John rated it really liked it. Creative Commons Science-Fiction Many science-fiction writers are releasing part of their works under a Creative Commons license. En fin, l Es la primera obra que leo de Doctorow, como alguien que pasa el Do you have a favorite sysadmin sci-fi story?

When things fall apart, they cobble the remaining pieces together, create some kind of order, and keep things running. I didn’t plan on reading it; 1 hour later I was on my way to bed when i saw this on HN, 45 minutes later. Want to Read saving….


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It’s going to syadmins my heart to reboot it. Instead, he and Van choose to go out and look for other survivors, in the faith that something can be rebuilt, if they all work together.

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People complain about some of the plot points which seem farfetchedwhich I don’t disagree with, though I think part of it is just the way he introduces them without suggesting that there might be a reasonable basis. It is sometimes hard for authors to write shorter sysadmons. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. So are the families of all the sysadmins who have survived the disaster simply because they were in their data centers at syssdmins time.

Something is better than nothing.

Here’s a brief excerpt; for context, you need to know that sysadmins Felix and Van have left their data center to see what’s left of their city: The story follows one specific group and the decisions they make about what to do in the aftermath. Download Puppet Learning VM. Felix Tremont is a systems administrator who gets rule away at one in the morning to fix a crashed server for a financial company.